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    VIDEO-Afternoon update: Hurricane Dorian shifts to east, strengthens, new images

    In this video, our partners at AccuWeather shared how the NOAA helps determine the path and strength of a hurricane. Hurricane Dorian is wide and...
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    VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian noon update, new satellite images, sandbag locations

    Dorian slowly grew in size, becoming a Category 2 storm late Thursday over the warm waters of the Atlantic. The Bahamas and U.S. continue to...

    Special Weather Statement Alert: Marion County

    A significant weather advisory has been issued for southwestern Marion County until 11:30 p.m. * At 10:44 PM EDT, National Weather Service meteorologists were tracking a...

    Fort McCoy free dental and vision event

    Fort McCoy First Baptist Church and FreeD.O.M. Clinic USA present free dental and vision event The free clinic will be held on Saturday, September 14....

    Another local favorite temporarily shut down following complaint

    Ocala -- Brick City Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar, located at 10 South Magnolia Avenue, was immediately shut down after an emergency order was...
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    Warrants issued for three Rural King gun thieves

    Detectives with the Ocala Police Department obtained arrest warrants for three thieves who broke into the Rural King, located at at 2999 NW Blitchton Road, on...
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    Traffic alert: Temporary lane closure information for Marion County residents

    Motorists traveling in Marion County will experience the following lane closures: On August 24 and 25, Northwest/Northeast 35th Street, between the intersections of North U.S....

    Driver transported to local hospital following two-vehicle crash

    Ocala, Florida -- A driver was transported to a local hospital Tuesday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of SE Fort King Street...

    Ocala accountant arrested for stealing thousands from local restaurant

    In February, an Ocala police officer responded to Mesa De Notte restaurant, located at 2436 E. Silver Springs Boulevard, in reference to a theft. According to...
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    Facts not rumor: what’s really happening with hepatitis A in Marion County

    Marion County -- Recently, there has been outrage on social media aimed toward the Florida Department of Health in Marion County for providing press...

    Troubled Charlie Horse Restaurant up for sale

    Charlie Horse Restaurant & Lounge, located at 2426 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, is up for sale. What would it take to buy the recently troubled...
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    Family, friends want answers after 23-year-old shot to death

    Family and friends say that they are still mourning the death of Christopher James Jr. and want answers as to why he was shot and...
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    Man says woman didn’t clean, cook while he worked

    An Ocala man was arrested Thursday after he struck the mother of his children with a golf club. According to the Ocala Police Department, Darnell Gregory...

    Two-vehicle crash, tanker versus pickup truck

    OCALA — Ocala Police Department Lt. Dustin Keuntjes said that the driver of a Ford pickup managed to escape injury in a Sunday morning...
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    Another shooting in Ocala, one dead, one injured

    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Police Department detectives are looking for information in regards to a fatal shooting Wednesday night. Police said the call came in...

    HEALTH ALERT: Hepatitis A vaccination recommended after Charlie Horse worker tested positive

    OCALA, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in...
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    Trial for murder suspect should begin soon

    Ocala, Florida -- Assistant State Attorney Rich Buxman says that the trial for the man suspected of killing jiffy store clerk Ujjval "Rocky" Patel,...
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    Marion County shootings leaves one dead, two others injured

    Marion County -- Two people were shot in Silver Springs Shores Saturday after individuals from two vehicles exchanged gunfire. A woman was injured during a...
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    Umatilla man dies in fatal crash

    Umatilla, Florida -- A Umatilla man was killed Friday after the 1987 Toyota Camry he was driving slammed into a large concrete utility pole. Florida Highway...
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    Marion County Fire Rescue opens hiring for Single-Certified Paramedics & EMTs and Dual-Certified FF/EMTs...

    Marion County Fire Rescue has opened hiring for Single-Certified Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians interested in joining our ranks. These positions work a 24 hours...